Can Paris Saint-Germain stay up its very best begin to the Ligue 1 season? It has what, on paper, looks as if a winnable fit with its commute to Brittany to stand Stade Rennais, additionally popularly referred to as Rennes.
League-leading PSG has long gone 8 for 8 to start its French Ligue 1 marketing campaign. It’s already 15 issues higher than 14th-placed Rennes (2-3-3). The Parisian facet is nonetheless far from matching the report it set in 2018-19 with 14 immediately wins to begin that season. PSG’s present Ligue 1 profitable streak has in large part took place with out megastar signing Lionel Messi, who since arriving has ignored 5 Ligue 1 fits because of damage, relaxation or loss of health. Messi’s handiest two appearances thus far within the French best flight have come towards Stade de Reims and Olympique Lyon.
Each groups are coming off midweek victories in Ecu cup pageant. PSG notched any other win, 2-0, Tuesday towards fellow UEFA Champions League favourite Manchester Town with Messi scoring his first objective for the membership. Within the UEFA Europa Convention League on Thursday, Rennes were given a come-from-behind 2-1 win at Dutch membership Vitesse with the game-winner scored by means of youngster Kamaldeen Sulemana.
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“They have got some outstanding avid gamers however we are in a position to giving them bother,” Rennes head trainer Bruno Genesio stated within the lead-up to the fit. “We want to keep in mind what we did to them closing season (a 1-1 attract Rennes). We will give the entirety at the box [Sunday].”
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Rennes vs. PSG reside ranking
Rennes vs. PSG reside updates & highlights
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second min.: PSG’s Marquinhos clears an early Rennes nook and a Flavien Tait pass is devoured up by means of PSG ‘keeper Gigi Donnarumma.
1st min.: Kylian Mbappe kicks off the fit and Rennes pop out urgent. The gang is in an instant into it.
6:52 a.m.: There will likely be a minute of applause ahead of kickoff in reminiscence of former Marseille proprietor Bernard Tapie, who gave up the ghost on Sunday.
6:44 a.m.: Messi getting the pleasant reception from the house lovers:
6:00 a.m.: The league leaders kick off Ligue 1’s seven-game Sunday slate.
Rennes vs. PSG lineups
Neymar, Messi, Di Maria and Mbappe all get the beginning in PSG’s ultimate fit ahead of the world destroy for Global Cup qualifiers. PSG supervisor Mauricio Pochettino is handiest lacking a handful of avid gamers for the commute to Rennes, as Layvin Kurzawa and Julian Draxler are each out on account of sickness, whilst one of the crucial membership’s giant offseason signings, central defender Sergio Ramos, continues to be running his long ago into form. He is come what may controlled to cobble in combination his beginning XI:
PSG beginning lineup (4-2-3-1, left to proper): 50-Gianluigi Donnarumma — 25-Nuno Mendes, 3-Presnel Kimpembe, 5-Marquinhos, 2-Achraf Hakimi — 6-Marco Verratti, 27-Idrissa Gueye — 10-Neymar Jr., 30-Lionel Messi, 11-Angel Di Maria — 7-Kylian Mbappe
PSG subs (9): 1-Keylor Navas-GK, 22-Abdou Diallo, 24-Thilo Kehrer, 8-Leandro Paredes, 12-Rafinha, 15-Danilo Pereira, 18-Georginio Wijnaldum, 21-Ander Herrera, 9-Mauro Icardi
Rennes supervisor Bruno Genesio has his complete facet to be had for the fit, and he is beginning six of eleven avid gamers on quick relaxation after Thursday’s Europa Convention League street win at Vitesse. Belgian teenager megastar Jeremy Doku is out injured.
Stade Rennais beginning lineup (4-4-2, left to proper): 16-Alfred Gomis — 25-Birger Meling, 6-Nayef Aguerd, 23-Warmed Omari, 27-Hamari Traore — 10-Kamaldeen Sulemana, 20-Flavien Tait, 28-Jonas Martin, 14-Benjamin Bourigeaud — 7-Martin Terrier, 24-Gaetan Laborde
Stade Rennais subs (9): 1-Romain Salin-GK, 4-Loic Bade, 3-Adrien Truffert, 22-Lorenz Assignon, 8-Baptiste Santamaria, 26-Lesley Ugochukwu, 18-Matthis Abline, 9-Sehrou Guirassy, 17-Loum Tchaouna
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watch Rennes vs. PSG
- Date: Sunday, Oct. 3
- Time: 7 a.m. ET
- TV channel: beIN Sports activities
- Spanish-language TV: beIN Sports activities en Espanol
- Reside move: fuboTV
The fit will likely be televised reside by means of beIN Sports activities, which is to be had on fuboTV (unfastened 7-day trial for brand spanking new customers).